University of Louisiana Monroe

Terry Jones

Louisiana State University Press has released a new Civil War book by Dr. Terry L. Jones, professor emeritus of history at the University of Louisiana Monroe.

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The Louisiana Opera is having a "Valen-Gras" party Friday, February 9. The "celebration of the season" features food, dancing, and selections from the operetta The Merry Widow.

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Heather Pilcher and Cyndy L. Robertson, co-authors of University of Louisiana Monroe from The Campus History Series, are hosting a book signing Saturday, February 3 on Trenton Street at 8:30 a.m.

Crawl Around Downtown

Jan 26, 2018
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The Downtown Gallery Art Crawl is Thursday, Feb 1 in Downtown Monroe and Antique Alley.

The Downtown Art Alliance is continuing their celebration of its 10th Anniversary with new exhibits from artists both local and out of state. The Crawl showcases art from the Northeast Louisiana region, as well as Texas and Missouri.

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The Autism Center at the University of Louisiana Monroe is hosting a workshop for professionals, paraprofessionals, parents and students presented by Barry Prizant, Ph.D., CCC-SLP, Adjunct Professor at Brown University in Providence, R.I.

The workshop is Thursday, February 1 from 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. at the West Monroe Convention Center, 901 Ridge Ave.

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Some members of Louisiana Delta Community College and the University of Louisiana at Monroe will be taking the day on, not off, on January 15, 2018. In 1994, Congress passed the King Holiday and Service Act, designating the Martin Luther King, Jr. Federal Holiday as a national day of service and charged the Corporation for National and Community Service with leading this effort.

 

Local students read their favorite holiday stories as part of the 90.3 KEDM Give the Joy of Learning reading campaign.  1,700 books were distributed to area 1st and 2nd graders in 13 local schools.   

Layla Calhoun - I Love Christmas by Hans Wihelm

Riley Trappey - Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer: Santa's Big Day! from Bendon Publishing

Cruse Flowers - Pete the Cat Saves Christmas by Eric Litwin

Ouachita Council on Aging

Life is a sum total of all our experiences, our growth and development, our hopes and our disappointments. 

It's a movement from conception to death. We move from one transitory stage of development to the next transitory stage.

As we move through in life, we learn to deal with our life experiences in our own functional or dysfunctional way. 

ULM Holds Holiday Art Sale

Nov 30, 2017
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The annual Holiday Art Sale on campus at the University of Louisiana Monroe will be taking place December 4-8. The sale will be open from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.

The Holiday Art Sale will feature work from students and faculty at the university. There will be all sorts of artworks and styles displayed such as paintings, photography, prints, sculptures, pottery, and even candles and soaps. Brooke Foy, art professor at ULM, encourages guest to plan to come early in the week. She shares,   "After Wednesday a lot of the great Christmas presents will have been grabbed." 

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Student artists are hard at work creating giant wooden Christmas cards to be displayed downtown in Monroe.

The art program at the University of Louisiana at Monroe has joined together with Monroe Renaissance and local area schools to participate in a competition creating these over-sized cards to win cash prizes for art supplies for local schools.

Brooke Foy, assistant professor of art at ULM, says that projects like these are a great way to bring local artists together.

"All the schools do their best, they work really hard on these," she says.

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